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The Water-Babies (leather bound), Kingsley, Charles
1 Kingsley, Charles The Water-Babies (leather bound)
London Macmillan 1886 Hardback Very Good- 
Dk blue marbled boards. Dk blue leather half binding; lightly scuffed, but generally clean and bright. Rebacked. Light wear to edges; front top corner bumped. Binding tight.Top edges gilt, other edges rough cut. Dk blue marbled pastedowns and endpapers; front endpaper creased. Small nick in front endpaper has penetrated the next two prelims. Foredges and endpapers lightly spotted; very occasional spotting to rest of text. B/w illustrations by Linley Sambourne. Bookplate of the writer and philosopher William Olaf Stapledon on front pastedown. An inscription on one of the endpapers reads, "William Olaf Stapledon, Christmas 1887", suggesting that this was a very early Christmas gift, as he had been born only in 1886. This book came from his family collection, so its provenance can be authenticated. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 8"); 371 pages 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The P.L.A. Monthly - The Magazine of the Port of London Authority, No 125, March 1936, The Port of London Authority
2 The Port of London Authority The P.L.A. Monthly - The Magazine of the Port of London Authority, No 125, March 1936
London The Port of London Authority 1936 paperback Very Good- 
Stapled magazine, stapling slightly oxidised, but intact. Illustrated dk cream wrappers; lightly marked; wear to head and tail of spine, but binding intact. B/w illustrations. Fascinating contemporary articles and ads on shipping and trade, and the Port of London itself; and includes a remarkable panoramic photo of London taken from a high chimney in Battersea. ; 4to (9" x 11"); i-xii, 138-168 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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